Ahmadiyya Muslim community spreads peaceful message of Islam and lives by its teachings of loyalty, equality, freedom, respect and peace. It is the largest organised Muslim community in the UK, and in the last year it raised more than £700,000 for British charities. Members give time to social projects, hold charity events, feed the homeless, protect the environment and donate blood to save lives.
Source: http://www.altonpostgazette.co.uk/article.cfm?id=109461&headline=Muslims%20prepare%20for%20Jalsa§ionIs=news&searchyear=2017 | By Surrey and Hants News in Events
Around 35,000 members of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community UK, and visitors from more than 90 countries, are preparing to converge on Oaklands Farm near East Worldham for their annual Jalsa Salana convention, which runs from July 28-30.
The community was founded in 1889 by Hazrat Mirza Ghulam Ahmad, of Qadian in India, and Jalsa is an international gathering to increase religious knowledge and promote Islam’s message of peace.
Eminent speakers discuss a range of religious topics and their relevance to contemporary society. Parliamentarians, civic leaders and diplomats from different countries also address the gathering to underline its objective of enhancing unity, understanding and mutual respect.
His Holiness Hazrat Mirza Masroor Ahmad, Khalifatul Masih V, head of the worldwide Ahmadiyya Muslim Community, addresses the convention each day, giving insight into religious teachings and how they guide the world today, and has condemned all acts of extremism.
At the 2017 National Peace Symposium UK, he stated: “Islam is that religion which has forever enshrined the universal principles of freedom of religion, freedom of conscience and freedom of belief. Therefore, if today there are so-called Muslim groups or sects that are killing people, it can only be condemned in the strongest possible terms. Their barbaric acts are a complete violation of everything that Islam stands for.”
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